World Habitat Day 2015

World Habitat Day 2015 Theme is "Public Spaces for All"

World Habitat Day 2015 - October 5th

Each year the World Habitat prizes are offered at worldwide celebration of the World Habitat Day. World Habitat Day is organized every year in month of October on first Monday by United Nations Human Settlements Program also offering the innovative chance to focus the attention on significance of the shelter in the lives of people.

On 1st October, 2007, Monday, the different cities around entire world marked celebrations of the World Habitat Day that was launched officially in The Netherlands, Mexico, Mexico and The Hague. The United Nation Human Settlement Program has chosen the theme “A safe City is a Just City” for the very special day for raising the awareness and encouraging the reflection on increasing threats to social justice and municipal safety, especially violence and urban crime, insecurity of the tenure and forced eviction and also the man- made and natural disasters.

As World Habitat Day is part of worldwide celebrations the Executive Director of the United Nation Human Settlement Program presented the World Habitat Day Prize of the year 2007 to Zukunfts Werkstadt Leinefelde of Germany and to the Ecomaterials in Social Housing Projects of Cuba. These were the two excellent projects which use the sustainable and integrated approach for enhancing the living conditions.

Till date, these ceremonies on this very special World Habitat Day have been organized in:

  • USA in the year 1992 and 1993
  • Senegal in the year 1994
  • Hungary in the year 1996
  • Germany in the year 1997
  • Dubai in the year 1998
  • People’s Republic of China in the year 1999
  • Jamaica in the year 2000
  • Japan in the year 2001
  • Belgium in the year 2002
  • Brazil in the year 1995 and 2003
  • Kenya in the year 2004
  • Jakarta in the year 2005
  • Russia and Italy in the year 2006
  • The Hague and Monterrey in the year 2007

Every year the BSHF produces the remembrance publication of events will entire information on winning programs. Each year since from the year 1985, after designated by General Assembly, World Habitat Day is celebrated on first Monday in the month of October. This day is planned by the United Nations for globe to imitate on United Nations Human Settlement Programs and fundamental rights to adequate the shelter and also the remind globe of the collective responsibility for the future of human habitat.

World Habitat Day 2011 is celebrated annually to replicate on state of the human settlement and the right’s of the people to adequate shelter. World Habitat Day 2011 also remind the citizens that they themselves are responsible for habitat of future coming generations. The World Habitat Day 2011 will be celebrated on 4th October.

World Habitat Day Dates

2000 - October 2
2001 - October 1
2002 - October 7
2003 - October 6
2004 - October 4
2005 - October 3
2006 - October 2
2007 - October 1
2008 - October 6
2009 - October 5
2010 - October 4
2011 - October 3
2012 - October 1
2013 - October 7
2014 - October 6
2015 - October 5
2016 - October 3
2017 - October 2
2018 - October 1
2019 - October 7
2020 - October 5
2021 - October 4
2022 - October 3
2023 - October 2
2024 - October 7
2025 - October 6
2026 - October 5
2027 - October 4
2028 - October 2
2029 - October 1
2030 - October 7
2031 - October 6
2032 - October 4
2033 - October 3
2034 - October 2
2035 - October 1
2036 - October 6
2037 - October 5
2038 - October 4
2039 - October 3
2040 - October 1
2041 - October 7
2042 - October 6
2043 - October 5
2044 - October 3
2045 - October 2
2046 - October 1
2047 - October 7
2048 - October 5
2049 - October 4

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